For over 15 years, College Pursuits has provided a highly personalized approach to the challenges of college search and application process.

“Where do I start?” That’s the main question I get from parents and students alike, and that’s what I’m here to answer. With over 20 years of experience in higher education combined with almost 15 years in the private sector, I am dedicated to getting your student on a personalized and highly effective track to finding the right college fit. Read more »

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Menu of Services:

  • Academic course selection (high school)
  • Development of a college search strategy
  • Suggestions for standardized testing prep courses
  • Development of a customized college list
  • Application document checklist
  • Explanation and assistance with the common application
  • Adherence to deadlines


  • College campus visit strategy and preparation
  • Prepping for the college interview
  • Early action, early decision, rolling and regular decisions
  • Creation of an activities profile
  • Scholarship strategy and applications
  • Development of the personal essay topic for the Common Application essay
  • Supplemental essays


  • The letters of recommendation, who and why
  • Standardized test scores strategies – SAT or ACT, send or not send if the school is test optional, what’s the best approach for each school
  • Assistance with FAFSA, CSS Profile, and Net Price Calculators
  • Breakdown and analysis of award packages from accepted schools